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NBA Faces Dilemma: Ja Morant’s Latest Firearm Incident

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In a startling turn of events, the Memphis Grizzlies’ rising star, Ja Morant, finds himself embroiled in controversy once again. Just months after a highly publicized incident where he brandished a firearm in a video posted on social media, Morant has seemingly repeated his behavior. Sports enthusiasts and fans of the NBA are left questioning […]

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Can Applying Physics Theory to Basketball Give Teams An Edge? Expert Opinion On The Science

A team of physicists at Cornell University think they are onto something that will change the game of basketball forever. Led by graduate student Jaron Barron, the team has been working on a revolutionary approach to the game by applying density-functional fluctuation theory (DFFT), a physics theory. Their data model shows that this strategy […]

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Game Changers- Episodes, Season 1
Outlining the Future of the Harlem Globetrotters While Honoring its Roots

The role in which The Harlem Globetrotters played in the desegregation of sports, especially in the NBA, cannot be understated. In 1948 and 1949, The Globetrotters stunned the sports world by twice defeating the World Champion Minneapolis Lakers of the NBA. Many of basketball’s most famous names, from Wilt Chamberlain to Fred’ Curly’ Neal […]

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Game Changers- Episodes, Season 1
The Road to Becoming a Maverick of Sponsorships

Corporate sponsorships have been a key source of revenue for professional sports teams. However, the era of buying a sign is no more. Now, it’s all about the experience. Game Changers host Katie Steinberg chatted with Michael Mattocks, Senior Director of Corporate Sponsorships for the Dallas Mavericks, to get his insights. Mattocks has a unique career […]

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What Makes an NBA Sponsorship a Slam Dunk?

If you have turned on an NBA game these past couple of seasons one thing has probably caught your eye on players jerseys in fact might have even prompted you to pull out your phone and do a quick Google search. Those patches….. team sponsors similar to what see you in Nascar and soccer […]

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Healthcare
Kentucky Mens Basketball Locks in a New Recovery Technology Partner

Athletes push their bodies to the limits, needing the best options for recovery. Technology is now revolutionizing this. Hyperice offers percussion technology to relieve muscle pain, stiffness, and soreness. After working with the NBA and other professional leagues, the company announced its first collegiate partnership with Kentucky. The brand believes this will be a “platform to jump […]

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Being Thankful for Sports in an Unusual Year

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future Welcome to a very special Thanksgiving episode of Salary Capped – as always, I’m your host Tyler Kern and […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Residential
Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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AI
Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Embedded Payment Processing
How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Business Casual: NFL and EA Extend Madden Video Game Contract Through 2026
June 1, 2020

Selling more than 130 million copies since it started in 1989, thus, making it one of two video sports games ever to sell more than 100 million copies, the Madden franchise will continue to be a part of the gaming world for at least the next six years. Recently approving an extension of their […]

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How the ‘Elam Ending’ Changed the NBA All Star Game: Diving Into Data
March 3, 2020

The NBA made big changes to the All Star Game format for 2020, introducing a new ending to the game called the “Elam Ending”. How does this change the game and could it be instituted across the league one day? Find out what TC Riley and Tyler Kern think about it on this episode […]

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The NBA, China and Hong Kong: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
October 9, 2019

The NBA was presented with a difficult choice when Daryl Morey, the Houston Rocket’s general manager and the league’s 2017-18 Executive of the Year, tweeted a message of support for protestors in Hong Kong. Protests began in June against proposals to allow extradition to mainland China and have since escalated. The issue for the […]

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Why Sports Broadcasts Are Changing, And What They Will Look Like in 2019
January 2, 2019

Sitting in front of the TV simply watching the game has become blasé for sports fans today. Viewers have become accustomed to having some sort of interaction with what is currently on the TV, often through a second screen, like a smartphone or tablet. The comments, memes, highlights and replays are not enough. Programs on […]

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